Form-2EC Montana Elderly Homeowner/Renter Credit (2018)

Description

You may use this form to claim your Montana Elderly Homeowner/Renter credit. You may claim this credit even if you do not need to file a Montana individual income tax return.

You may notice some changes for Tax Year 2018 if you are claiming the Elderly/Homeowner Renter Credit.

 

Form 2EC has been discontinued, but you can still claim the credit as follows:

Montanans With an Income Tax Filing Requirement

Montanans with an income tax filing requirement need to complete the Elderly Homeowner/Renter Credit Schedule on page 9 of the redesigned Montana Individual Income Tax Return (Form 2) and include it with their tax return.

Montanas Who Do Not Have an Income Tax Filing Requirement

Montanans who do not have an income tax filing requirement can claim the Elderly Homeowner/Renter Credit using one of the following methods:

TransAction Portal (TAP)
It is recommended that you apply for the credit on our Transaction Portal (TAP).
  1. Access TAP.
  2. Click on "File a Return" under Quick Links.
  3. Click on the blue "File Elderly Homeowner/Renter Credit (Form 2EC)" button.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
This is the same online filing system you may have used in the past.
Using The Form 2
  1. Complete the Elderly Homeowner/Renter Credit Schedule on Form 2, page 9.
  2. Include Form 2, Page 1 with the following information filled out:
    • Your name
    • Social Security Number
    • Address
    • Bank information
    • Your signature
  3. Mail both pages to:
    Montana Department of Revenue
    P.O. Box 6577
    Helena, MT 59604-6577.